Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteering at Hospice and PalliativeCare of Greensboro (HPCG) is all about making a difference in the lives of others. Whether they’re visiting with a patient or providing administrative support, our volunteers enrich the lives of patients and families every day. It all matters:

Direct Patient Care

  • Visit with patient/family on a regular basis for companionship and emotional support.
  • Stay with patient for short periods of time to provide respite for caregivers.
  • Run errands or provide transportation.

 

Kids Path Program Support

  • Run errands and provide respite to caregivers of Kids Path clients and patients.
  • Help with CHAMP Camp, an annual camp for grieving children.
  • Help with our Aarvy Aardvark Puppet show.

 

General Support

  • Staff the reception desk at Beacon Place and Kids Path by providing a welcoming presence to visitors, answering the phone and transferring calls to staff and residents.
  • Assist with various administrative tasks, such as recording information in patients’ charts, filing medical records,writing acknowledgements for donations and computer data entry.

 

Teen Program

  • Teens aged 14-18 can participate in monthly meetings to learn valuable lessons about hospice and complete hands-on projects with their peers. Full training is required before attending. Teens will graduate to become an adult volunteer and serve in many ways.

 

Special Events

  • Provide help in traffic direction, ushering and greeting at special events such as Light Up A Life or Corks for Kids Path.

 

Group Volunteers

  • Tend gardens and grounds around our campus to promote a year-round atmosphere of serenity and natural beauty for visitors and residents.
  • Host a special occasion at Beacon Place such as an ice cream social, cookout or cookies and punch.
  • Prepare home-cooked meals for our families.

Visit www.hospicegso.org/volunteer for more information about becoming an HPCG volunteer, or contact us directly at volunteerservices@hospicegso.org or 336.621.2500.